2014 Florida Sales Tax Rate Changes
- Sales Tax Rate Changes
- Mar 4, 2014 | Gail Cole
The Florida Department of Revenue recently announced the following 2014 local sales tax changes:
- Santa Rosa County will increase its local option tourist development tax, effective June 1, 2014. The current rate is 4%; the new rate will be 5%.
- Walton County will decrease its local option tourist development tax. The current rate is 4.5%; effective October 1, 2014, the rate will be 4%.
The following changes should also be noted:
- Highlands County began administering its own local option tourist development tax on January 1, 2014.
- Holmes County has extended its 1% small county surtax. Previously set to expire on December 31, 2013, it will now expire on December 31, 2028.
- Pasco County has extended its 1% discretionary infrastructure sales surtax. Previously set to expire December 31, 2014, it will remain in effect until December 31, 2024.
- Other local discretionary surtaxes set to expire in 2014.
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.